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Montagne Pelée | Caldera
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Due to the growth of the 1902 lava dome, the base of the escarpment of the caldera, just beneath Morne Lacroix, forms a linear depression. Frequent cloud cover, high rainfall, and poor drainage lead to extremely moist conditions.